Kennicott Mines ~ a ghost town with life

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Kennicott | 2 Comments
Kennicott Mines ~ a ghost town with life

August 1900, a couple of prospectors, spotted a green patch of hillside that looked like it would be good feeding for their pack horses. The green turned out to be part of a mountain of copper ore.¬†Kennicott Glacier in the valley below the mine was named after Robert Kennicott, a naturalist who explored in Alaska […]